An Introduction and Overview of Accreditation in Adult Day Services
3:00 pm EST/ 2:00 pm CST/ 1:00 pm MST/12:00 pm PST
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
NADSA Members: Complimentary
This webinar is part two of a two-part series and will include:
• A brief overview of accreditation, including NADSA’s 20+ year partnership history with CARF International
• An introduction to CARF Aging Services accreditation:
o Development of field-driven, international consensus standards
o The format of applicable standards for ADS programs
o Fees and timelines for accreditation
o What to expect as part of the consultative accreditation process
• A provider perspective on the value, return on investment (ROI) and outcomes of accreditation will be shared.
About the speakers: Merle D. Griff, PhD, Founder and CEO of SarahCare Senior Solutions is one of the leading authorities on the care of seniors in the United States. She has served on numerous national boards and task forces including being the past Chairperson of the Board of Directors for NADSA, a member of the CARF International Advisory Council, and a task force member for the study of adult day care in the US for the Assistant Secretary of Program and Evaluation of the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.
Jed D. Johnson, MSW, MBA, Managing Director – Aging Services for CARF International leads CARF’s aging services accreditation programs throughout North America that span the continuum of services including assisted living, adult day services, CCRC/life plan communities, case management, networks, home and community services, independent senior living, person-centered long-term care nursing home communities, and dementia specialty care.